Teen brings wrong bullets to failed Dania Beach robbery
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A teen trying to rob a convenience store was thwarted when he tried to load a rifle with the wrong-sized bullets.
The 16-year-old stormed into a 7-Eleven and pointed his long rifle at the store clerk, Broward County sheriff's spokesman Jim Leljedal said.
But a customer tackled the teen after seeing him trying to jam .40 caliber bullets into the .22 caliber rifle.
"It's like twice as big as the gun will fit," Leljedal said Wednesday. "It won't go."
Arrested on armed robbery charges, the state attorney's office will decide whether to charge him as an adult.